Unit-specific Responsibilities 1) Reporting to the Director of the South Side Home Move Project (SSHMP), the Project Manager and Archivist cultivates donations of films, builds strong connections with donors, manages the physical and digital archives, and builds and maintains an effective operational structure. 2) Manages Project budget and produces budget reports as needed. 3) Manages office functions such as researching purchases and paying vendors. 4) Cultivates donations of films to the SSHMP by communicating with potential donors in person (at public events, our facilities) and by phone and email. 5) Maintains communication with donors of films. 6) Develops and maintains paperwork for donations, rights, oral history consents 7) Oversees storage of film materials and SSHMP equipment at Logan Center and Film Studies Center. 8) Manages cataloging. 9) Oversees digitization of materials and maintains digital archives. 10) Manages scheduling and conducting of oral histories and transcriptions. 11) Collaborates with team members for ongoing website development and ensures content is maintained and up-to-date. 12) Plans and performs technical aspects of SSHMP public programs, including compiling footage. 13) Supervises student research assistants and develops work procedure guidelines. 14) Other duties as assigned.
Unit-preferred Competencies 1) Excellent communication skills, verbal and written 2) Strong organizational skills to manage administrative workload, including budgeting, effectively and timely 3) Ability to communicate effectively with donors in person and in writing 4) Ability to communicate with diverse constituencies 5) Ability to handle and catalog movie image materials 6) Ability to manage and execute digitization projects 7) Ability to project audio/visual formats 8) Ability to competently manage video and audio recording, and editing software 9) Ability to drive to locations
10) Familiarity with the University of Chicago and the city of Chicago 11) Ability to maintain a website with current and accurate information 12) Ability to maintain social media websites
1) Masterâ™s degree, preferably in archiving / moving image archiving and preservation.
1) Experience in handling and cataloging movie image materials 2) Experience managing and executing digitization projects 3) Experience with film/video projection 4) Experience with video and audio recording, and with editing software 5) Experience supervising small staff and/or volunteers
Technical Knowledge, Skills or Certifications:
1) Skill with managing technical aspects and curatorial/archiving needs. 2) Ability to manage budgets and finances effectively. 3) Ability to develop and/or conduct a survey is strongly
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1) Letter of Interest in this Position 2) Resume 3) List of References
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